Project Description

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Quaynote has joined forces with the organisers of boot Dusseldorf to launch the European Superyacht Forum, a new one-day conference taking place on Tuesday, 21 January, 2020.

Taking place alongside boot Dusseldorf, the annual marine industry tradeshow, the European Superyacht Forum will appeal not only to regular visitors to the exhibition but to a wide international audience of yachting professionals from across Europe and further afield.

With boot Dusseldorf`s organisers supporting the European Superyacht Forum as Partners and Platinum sponsors, and with the Forum`s ideal location within the show itself, attendees will be able to make maximum use of their valuable time and resources by attending both events.

The European Superyacht Forum will tackle issues pertinent to both domestic and global superyacht industries such as Superyacht building, design, law, technology, trends and the on-board experience. The forum will combine interactive panel discussions, interviews and keynote presentations only to ensure optimum engagement with the audience.

Building on the success of Quaynote`s impressive track record of establishing long-running events in Malta, Spain, France, Greece, U.K. and multiple locations in the U.S. and Asia, The European Superyacht Forum will offer delegates the perfect opportunity for networking and business development while bringing them up-to-speed on key issues.

The European Superyacht Forum is a must-attend event for superyacht builders, designers, lawyers, corporate service providers, managers, associations, brokers, insurance specialists, captains, tax advisors, registries and anyone with a vested interest in the growth of the superyacht industry in and beyond Europe.

To register at the early bird rate please REGISTER HERE

For more information about sponsorship or speaking opportunities, please contact us now:

Lorna Titley
1 604 996 6837


Alison Singhal
44 (0) 203 560 8154

Session Three:  Design – Interior & Exterior

08.00Refreshments and registration
Session One: Welcome to the conference
08.55Conference organizer`s opening remarks
09.00Conference Chairman`s introduction to the conference
Session Two: Building
09.40Panel: What are the hot building trends now and for the future?
*How is the design and market for explorer yachts evolving?
*How is the yacht building industry responding to calls for sustainability?
*Designing outdoor entertainment and living spaces
*reducing complexity in terms of both rigging and crew
*engineering packages that offers comfort and agility on the water.
*Will we see the demise of the white “wedding cake” yacht as
Millennial owners come of age?
Panellists to include:
Adrian Chisnell, Team Principal, RWD
11.00Refreshments and Exhibition
Session Four:  Law
11.30Keynote Presentation: Building a superyacht in Germany –
*Which country`s law will you be governed by?
*Facts, Options, Legal and Fiscal Strategy
Prof. Dr. Christoph Ph. Schliessmann
Session Five: Onboard experience
*Why customized digital technology is important
*The shifting focus on yachts as home away from home
*Food & wine on board superyachts
*The growth of new superyacht destinations
*Current trends in toys and tenders
Panellists to include:
Richard Lambert, Head of Sales, Burgess
Roger Horner, Group Managing Director, E3
Session Six: Superyacht Trends
14.00Presentation: What will be the top trends for 2020
*Environmental issues, exploration and expedition capabilities, and technological development *Bigger and bigger yachts
*Snow rooms, full gyms, IMAX theatres and popcorn machines *Getting administration, paperwork and regulatory issues organised properly by professionals
Dan Kupfer, Ocean Independence
Session Seven: Technology
16.45Chair`s closing remarks
16.55End of conference

Adrian Chisnell

Team Principal, RWD

Prof. Dr. Christoph Ph. Schliessmann

Richard Lambert

Head of Sales, Burgess

Roger Horner

Group Managing Director, E3

Dan Kupfer

Ocean Independence

Location to be confirmed

Supported by:

Boot Düsseldorf, Stockumer Kirchstraße, Düsseldorf, Germany